Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
#1 New York Times Bestseller The villainous Bane breaks the Bat in one of the most popular and well-known Batman tales! The inmates of Arkham Asylum have broken free and Batman must push himself to the limits to re-apprehend the Joker, Poison Ivy, the Riddler, Killer Croc and more. Pushed to the limits, he comes face-to-face against the monstrosity known as Bane, who delivers a crippling blow destined to change the Caped Crusader forever!
This classic storyline that led to the birth of a new Batman begins as the Dark Knight's greatest enemies have all simultaneously escaped from Arkham Asylum and are preying on Gotham City. With his city under siege, Batman pushes his body to its physical breaking point as he takes on the Joker, the Mad Hatter, Poison Ivy, Killer Croc, the Riddler and the Scarecrow, one after another. But things get much worse, when Bane, the man behind all of this madness, confronts an exhausted Batman and cripples him by breaking his back. Collecting the entire Knightfall saga in a single hardcover edition for the first time, including BATMAN: VENGEANCE OF BANE #1, BATMAN #491-514, DETECTIVE #659-681, SHOWCASE 93 #7-8, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #17-34, ROBIN #7-13, CATWOMAN #6-7, BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #62-63 and more
The epic story that saw Batman dismantled at the hands of one of his greatest enemies, Bane, begins here in this new 25th Anniversary edition! Continued from Batman: Prelude to Knightfall, this volume also contains material never collected before! The inmates of Arkham Asylum have broken free, and Batman must push himself to the limit to re-apprehend The Joker, Poison Ivy, the Riddler, Killer Croc and more. Pushed to the limit, he comes face-to-face with the monstrosity known as Bane, who delivers a crippling blow destined to change the Caped Crusader forever! Part of a massive 25th anniversary recut of the entire Batman: Knightfall saga, this graphic novel collects Batman #492-497, Detective Comics #659-663 and Batman: Villains Secret Files and Origins #1. Collect the complete Knightfall Saga, now re-cut in its entirety for the first time ever! Batman: Prelude to Knightfall Batman: Knightfall Vol. 1 Batman: Knightfall Vol. 2 Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. 1 Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. 2 Batman: Knightquest: The Search Batman: Knightsend Batman: Prodigal Batman: Troika
With his health shattered after a confrontation with the arch-fiend Bane, Batman-Bruce Wayne must decide whether his apprentice, Jean Paul Valley, or Azrael, a violent young vigilante, is capable of taking over as Batman. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
Bruce Wayne lies broken at the hands of Bane. Now a new hero will have to step in and claim the mantle of the Batman. This newly recut 25th Anniversary edition of Knightfall Vol. 2 continues one of the greatest Batman stories ever told! Continued from Batman: Knightfall Vol. 1 25th Anniversary Edition, including material never collected before! The diabolical brute known as Bane has devastated the Batman. His back broken and left for dead, Batman is in no shape to stop Bane from taking Gotham for himself. The mantle of Batman must be passed to another as Gotham City tears itself apart in the wake of Batman's absence. A new Dark Knight will rise, and his first order of business will be to take on Bane for the fate of Gotham City! Part of a massive 25th anniversary recut of the entire Batman: Knightfall saga, this graphic novel collects Detective Comics #664-666, Showcase '93 #7-8, Batman #498-500 and Batman: Shadow of The Bat #16-18. Collect the complete Knightfall Saga, now re-cut in its entirety for the first time ever! Batman: Prelude to Knightfall Batman: Knightfall Vol. 1 Batman: Knightfall Vol. 2 Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. 1 Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. 2 Batman: Knightquest: The Search Batman: Knightsend Batman: Prodigal Batman: Troika
Release Date: 2012-05-29
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Mentally defeated and physically broken, Bruce Wayne suffered a crippling blow while battling the brutal Bane. Now, the mantle of the Bat must be passed on to another, and Jean Paul Valley answers the call! But as the new Caped Crusader slowly loses his grip on sanity, his idea of justice takes a violent and deadly turn. Witnessing this dangerous behavior firsthand, Nightwing and Robin try to come to grips with Bruce's highly controversial decision while the new Batman sets his sights on taking revenge against Bane!
Barely recovered from his injuries at the hands of the villain Bane, Bruce Wayne approaches longtime ward Dick Grayson to take on the mantle of Batman. The KNIGHTFALL saga continues with BATMAN: PRODIGAL, collecting this long-out-of-print classic Batman tale. After the game-changing events of Knightfall, Bruce Wayne asks Dick Grayson, now the hero known as Nightwing, to take his place while he recovers and reexamines his quest for justice. As Batman, Dick will learn the responsibility and pressure that his former mentor Bruce Wayne bore as the Dark Knight. But when the maniacal Two-Face returns, the new Batman must overcome his childhood demons to defeat the first villain he ever faced! Part of a massive 25th anniversary recut of the entire Batman: Knightfall saga, this graphic novel collects Batman #512-514, Batman: Shadow of The Bat #32-34, Robin #11-13 and Detective Comics #679-681. Collect the complete Knightfall Saga, now re-cut in its entirety for the first time ever! Batman: Prelude to Knightfall Batman: Knightfall Vol. 1 Batman: Knightfall Vol. 2 Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. 1 Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. 2 Batman: Knightquest: The Search Batman: Knightsend Batman: Prodigal Batman: Troika
Bane, the villain who broke Batman's back in Knightfall, steps out of the shadows and into the spotlight in this new collection of classic stories! First, discover Bane's origin story in an epic that leads from a hellish South American prison to the streets of Gotham City, as Bane's obsession with destroying Batman begins. Then, on a quest to learn the identity of his own father, Bane crosses paths with one of Batman's greatest foes: Ra's al Ghul, the immortal Demon's Head, who attempts to recruit Bane in his plans for world domination.
Author: Doug Moench
Publisher: Titan Publishing Company
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Batman (Fictitious character)
Mentally defeated and physically broken, Bruce Wayne turns to Azrael to assume the identity of Batman. Accepting his new mission, Jean Paul begins to lose his grip on sanity as he metes out justice with devastating levels of aggression and violence.
The fight of the century is on! In one corner, Justice Society of America member Wildcat, the greatest bare-knuckle scrapper on the planet. In the other corner, the Dark Knight himself, Batman! Who will win when two of the greatest fighters go toe to toe? It'll take more than muscle if these two heroes want to try and shut down a secret superhuman fighting ring that's killing their combatants...and that’s if they don’t kill each other first! Written by critically acclaimed author Chuck Dixon, this graphic novel pits Wildcat against two Gotham City greats--Batman and Catwoman! Collects the full BATMAN/WILDCAT and CATWOMAN/WILDCAT miniseries as well as five additional classic Wildcat team-ups from THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD.
Now, for the first time ever, get the complete BATMAN: LEGACY, the sequel to the BATMAN: CONTAGION storyline, along with never-before-collected chapters that conclude the international thriller in BATMAN: LEGACY VOL. 2! Ra’s al Ghul and Bane have formed an unholy alliance to wipe out 90 percent of the world’s population with an ancient plague. Now Batman and his allies—Nightwing, Robin, Huntress, Oracle and Catwoman—must travel the globe to stop al Ghul’s plan of releasing the deadly disease in key strategic locations. But will they find a cure before the Earth’s population succumbs to the Demon’s nefarious plans? Also, the rematch of the century takes place as Bruce Wayne faces down the man who broke the Bat…Bane! Collects BATMAN #534, BATMAN: BANE #1, BATMAN: BANE OF THE DEMON #1-4, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #54, CATWOMAN #36, DETECTIVE COMICS #701-702 and ROBIN #32-33.
Bane has spent a lifetime on the South American island of Santa Prisca. The time he spent as the toughest inmate in their worst prison led him to develop berserker strength, savage intellect and unparalleled megalomania. In Gotham City, Batman begins to feel he has lost his edge as he is forced to deal, in rapid succession, with the returning villain Black Mask and his gang, a crazed killer called Metalhead and a sharpshooter assassin hired by an imprisoned mobster to murder Commissioner Gordon. Part of a massive 25th anniversary recut of the entire BATMAN- KNIGHTFALL saga, this graphic novel collects BATMAN- VENGEANCE OF BANE #1, BATMAN #484-491 and DETECTIVE COMICS #654-658.
The Batman tales that tie into the epic ÒZero HourÓ storyline are now finally collected into one graphic novel in BATMAN: ZERO HOUR! Time is collapsing in on itself. The villainous Extant has ushered in a series of black holes that are swallowing the universe-past, present and future! The Bat-family, like everyone else in the DC Universe, has seen time loops affect their lives. The result? The return of Barbara Gordon as Batgirl, teenage Dick Grayson as Robin, and Bruce WayneÕs parents, Thomas and Martha Wayne. Then, after the crisis in time as been averted, new details about the origins of Batman, Robin and Catwoman are revealed. Legendary comics writers Chuck Dixon, Archie Goodwin, Alan Grant and Doug Moench team up with veteran Batman artists Graham Nolan, Jim Balent, Bret Blevins and more to present the Dark Knight stories tying into the classic ZERO HOUR event, now collected here for the first time! Collects BATMAN #0, #511; BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #0, #31; DETECTIVE COMICS #0, #678; CATWOMAN #0, #74; BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #0; and ROBIN #0, #10.